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  • Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang, Third Edition

    By Jonathan Allday

      Quarks, Leptons and The Big Bang, Third Edition, is a clear, readable and self-contained introduction to particle physics and related areas of cosmology. It bridges the gap between non-technical popular accounts and textbooks for advanced students. The book concentrates on presenting the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • Exploring Geometry, Second Edition

    By Michael Hvidsten

    This text promotes student engagement with the beautiful ideas of geometry. Every major concept is introduced in its historical context and connects the idea with real-life. A system of experimentation followed by rigorous explanation and proof is central. Exploratory projects play an integral role…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

  • Sports Math

    An Introductory Course in the Mathematics of Sports Science and Sports Analytics

    By Roland B. Minton

    Can you really keep your eye on the ball? How is massive data collection changing sports? Sports science courses are growing in popularity. The author’s course at Roanoke College is a mix of physics, physiology, mathematics, and statistics. Many students of both genders find it exciting to think…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Algorithmic and Geometric Aspects of Robotics (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Jacob T. Schwartz, Chee-Keng Yap

    First published in 1987, the seven chapters that comprise this book review contemporary work on the geometric side of robotics. The first chapter defines the fundamental goal of robotics in very broad terms and outlines a research agenda each of whose items constitutes a substantial area for…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge

  • 3D Origami Art

    By Jun Mitani

    Easily Create Origami with Curved Folds and Surfaces Origami—making shapes only through folding—reveals a fascinating area of geometry woven with a variety of representations. The world of origami has progressed dramatically since the advent of computer programs to perform the necessary…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • An Invitation to Knot Theory

    Virtual and Classical

    By Heather A. Dye

    The Only Undergraduate Textbook to Teach Both Classical and Virtual Knot Theory An Invitation to Knot Theory: Virtual and Classical gives advanced undergraduate students a gentle introduction to the field of virtual knot theory and mathematical research. It provides the foundation for students to…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Why String Theory?

    By Joseph Conlon

    An Entertaining and Enlightening Guide to the Who, What, and Why of String Theory During the last 50 years, numerous physicists have tried to unravel the secrets of string theory. Yet why do these scientists work on a theory lacking experimental confirmation? Why String Theory? provides the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    CRC Press

  • Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling

    The Games People Play, Second Edition

    By Ronald J. Gould

    Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling: The Games People Play, Second Edition demonstrates how discrete probability, statistics, and elementary discrete mathematics are used in games, sports, and gambling situations. With emphasis on mathematical thinking and problem solving, the text draws on…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

  • From Computing to Computational Thinking

    By Paul S. Wang

    Computational Thinking (CT) involves fundamental concepts and reasoning, distilled from computer science and other computational sciences, which become powerful general mental tools for solving problems, increasing efficiency, reducing complexity, designing procedures, or interacting with humans…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Six Simple Twists

    The Pleat Pattern Approach to Origami Tessellation Design

    By Benjamin DiLeonardo-Parker

    Get Started with Tessellation Folding Six Simple Twists: The Pleat Pattern Approach to Origami Tessellation Design explains the process of designing an origami pattern. It answers the questions "how is a tessellation folded" and "what are the further possibilities." The author introduces an…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    CRC Press

  • Artificial Superintelligence

    A Futuristic Approach

    By Roman V. Yampolskiy

    A day does not go by without a news article reporting some amazing breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI). Many philosophers, futurists, and AI researchers have conjectured that human-level AI will be developed in the next 20 to 200 years. If these predictions are correct, it raises new and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Crafting Conundrums

    Puzzles and Patterns for the Bead Crochet Artist

    By Ellie Baker, Susan Goldstine

    Designed for crafters, puzzle lovers, and pattern designers alike, Crafting Conundrums: Puzzles and Patterns for the Bead Crochet Artist provides methods, challenges, and patterns that offer a springboard for creative exploration. All are illustrated with beautiful color diagrams and photographs.…

    Hardback – 2014-12-16
    A K Peters/CRC Press

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